Arnica Montana - Mind symptoms (inc. personality)

Leopard's Bane, Arnica, Mountain Arnica

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HPUS indication of Arnica Montana: Bruises

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Arnica Montana may help, unprocessed Arnica may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Arnica in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

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Fears touch, or the approach of anyone

Unconscious; when spoken to answers correctly, but relapses

Indifference; inability to perform continuous active work; morose, delirious

Nervous; cannot bear pain; whole body oversensitive

Says there is nothing the matter with him

Wants to be let alone

Agoraphobia (fear of space)

After mental strain or shock.

Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work

indolence, aversion to work; in open air

indolence, aversion to work; while walking

thinking; afternoon; after walking in open air

being touched

to being spoken to

Behaviour; disobedience


makes gestures; of hands; grasping or reaching at something

makes gestures; picks at bedclothes




brain cry

during sleep

inclination to sit

sits quite stiff; still


Dazed; during vertigo, dizziness

Death; presentiment of death


during chill

after haemorrhage



with sleepiness

says is well when not

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; creatures and animals; sees cats

creatures and animals; dogs; sees

death; sees dead persons

death; corpse on a bier; mutilated body

environment and surroundings; churchyard; visits a churchyard

illusions of fantasy

paranoia; is about to be arrested

about self; circumstances; thinks is well

unpleasant; sees mutilated bodies

visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; night

visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; black

visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; dwells upon visions

visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; frightful

visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; spectres, ghosts, spirits; black forms when dreaming

desire for open air

Desires, wants; to kill; after supper

desire for mental work

As if in a dream

Symptoms follow intense emotions; anger



evening; in bed

ailments from emotional excitement

Mental exertion

Fantasies; absorbed in fantasies

of exaltation

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anguish

anguish; night

anguish; during chill

anguish; during heat

anguish; while perspiring

anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)

when obliged to answer

from the cough




impulsive; capriciousness


indifference, apathy, etc.

during chill

to everything

during fever


in open air

during chill

after eating

when questioned

sends doctor home, says is not sick

after supper






mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.

mood; alternating mood

mood; changeable, variable mood

mood; repulsive, bad mood


quarrelsome, argumentative

rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium)

violent, intense feeling

reserved; after walking, in open air


excessively religious (see anxiety, despair, fear); praying

sensitive, oversensitive

to all external impressions

to noise

easily offended


unhappy; despair


unhappy; discontent, displeased, dissatisfied, etc.

with everything

unhappy; lamenting, regretting

complaining (see lamenting)

while asleep

moaning, groaning; during chill

moaning, groaning; during heat

unhappy; sadness, mental depression


from injuries of the head

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); night

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); aggravated by own weeping

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); after anger

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); before coughing

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); during coughing

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); after coughing

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); after eating

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); while perspiring

Intellectual faculties; bright, intelligent, clear; clairvoyance

impaired thinking; absent-minded (see forgetful)

impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating

impaired thinking; confusion


as if in a dream

impaired thinking; dull, sluggish


morning; on waking

after dreams

after injuries of head

on waking

impaired thinking; mistakes; speaking

impaired thinking; mistakes; words; misplacing

impaired thinking; mistakes; using wrong words

thoughts wandering


mania, madness

from drinking (delirium tremors)

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety

anxiety; night

anxiety; during chill

anxiety; during fever

anxiety; during flushes of heat

anxiety; about future

anxiety; about health

anxiety; hypochondriac - worrying about imagined illness

anxiety; periodical

anxiety; during sleep (see dreams)

anxiety; on waking

fear; night

fear; of extreme emotion

fear; of others approaching

in case touched by them

fear; of public places

fear; of death; of sudden death

fear; of disease; of paralysis

fear; of evil

fear; fall upon him, high walls and building

fear; of misfortune

fear; of suffocation; night

fear; of touch

frightened easily

starting, startled

starting, startled; evening; on falling asleep

starting, startled; from fright

starting, startled; on falling asleep

starting, startled; during sleep

starting, startled; at things of little importance

at things of little importance


Memory; active memory


of words while speaking

weakness of memory

for what was read

for what has been said

for what was about to say

for words

Mental symptoms alternating with physical symptoms

Perception; senses; acute

senses; dull

Preoccupied; absorbed, buried in thought

brooding (see anxiety, sadness)

Quiet, peace (or lack of); feeling of tranquillity

when walking in open air

Restlessness, nervousness

during heat


Sighing (see respiration); during heat

Talking, conversation; aversion to answering

answers not lucid; refuses to answer

answers not lucid; daze returns quickly after answer

contradicts people

contrary (see obstinate, irritable)



declares there is nothing the matter with him

dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn

after walking in open air

talking aggravates all complaints

muttering (see delirium)

in sleep

speech; hasty

speech; loud

speech; unintelligible; in sleep

speech; wandering


makes speeches

says is well, when very sick

Thinking of complaints

Thoughts (see preoccupied); thoughtful


answers correctly when spoken to, but delirium and unconsciousness return at once

during fever

lies as if dead

on rising up

during vertigo, dizziness

Wearisome, tired

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